Best Quotes About Immortal

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. -Albert Pike

To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead. -Samuel Butler

Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. -Susan Ertz

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. -John Kenneth Galbraith

If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality. -Norman Cousins

He ne'er is crowned with immortality Who fears to follow where airy voices lead. -John Keats

All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine. -Socrates

The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds. -Joseph Addison

The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life… Learn deeply of the Mind and its mystery, for therein lies the secret of immortality. -Joseph Addison

Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire. -Lord Byron

Life is the childhood of our immortality. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The disembodied spirit is immortal; there is nothing of it that can grow old or die. But the embodied spirit sees death on the horizon as soon as its day dawns. -Thomas Hobbes

When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality. -Muriel Spark

Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality. -Abraham Lincoln

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever. -Herb Caen

Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of. -Peter Ustinov

A book is the only immortality. -Rufus Choate

We must start with the reality that corporations cannot guarantee anyone a lifetime job any more than corporations have a guarantee of immortality. -John W. Snow

Poets have said that the reason to have children is to give yourself immortality. Immortality? Now that I have five children, my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die. -Bill Cosby

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons. -James Thurber

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality. -Emily Dickinson

The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal. -Satchel Paige

Once in one's life, for one mortal moment, one must make a grab for immortality; if not, one has not lived. -Sylvester Stallone

Our current obsession with creativity is the result of our continued striving for immortality in an era when most people no longer believe in an after-life. -Arianna Huffington

There is only one way to get ready for immortality, and that is to love this life and live it as bravely and faithfully and cheerfully as we can. -Henry Van Dyke

Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality. -Jean Paul

Truth is immortal; error is mortal. -Mary Baker Eddy

I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it. -Albert Einstein

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul. -Honore de Balzac

Our Creator would never have made such lovely days, and have given us the deep hearts to enjoy them, above and beyond all thought, unless we were meant to be immortal. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality. -Clifton Fadiman

I argue thee that love is life. And life hath immortality. -Emily Dickinson

The first requisite for immortality is death. -Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

All things by immortal power. Near of far, to each other linked are, that thou canst not stir a flower without troubling of a star. -Francis Thompson

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death. -Alexander Chase

One has to pay dearly for immortality; one has to die several times while one is still alive. -Friedrich Nietzsche

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. -Pindar

A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone. -Francis Picabia

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying. -Woody Allen

Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal. -Arthur Schopenhauer

Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote. -Edward Young

The best argument I know for an immortal life is the existence of a man who deserves one. -William James

Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much. -Vladimir Nabokov

One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame. -Edward Young

The most despairing songs are the most beautiful, and I know some immortal ones that are pure tears. -Alfred de Musset

I don't believe in personal immortality; the only way I expect to have some version of such a thing is through my books. -Isaac Asimov

If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality. -Walter Gropius

And beauty immortal awakes from the tomb. -James Beattie

Movies are immortal art – the first new art since Greek drama. -Eric Johnston

The truth is that we live out our lives putting off all that can be put off; perhaps we all know deep down that we are immortal and that sooner or later all men will do and know all things. -Jorge Luis Borges

During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come. -Mika Waltari

Movies make you immortal and ageless. -Kristin Scott Thomas

Persons famous in the arts partake of the immortality of princes, and are upon a footing with them. -Francis I

Truth is a thing immortal and perpetual, and it gives to us a beauty that fades not away in time. -Frank Norris

Today we bury his remains in the earth as a seed of immortality. Our hearts are full of sadness, yet at the same time of joyful hope and profound gratitude. -Pope Benedict XVI

Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality. -George William Russell

The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal. -Richard Adams

Literature is the immortality of speech. -August Wilhelm von Schlegel

When a noble life has prepared for old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality. -Madame de Stael

I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized. -Davy Crockett

She had been dying so long that I had almost come to regard her as immortal. -Thomas Nelson Page

When immortality becomes for us no longer a matter of academic discussion, but the most vital of all questions; we shall find our comfort where so many before us have found it, in the ancient words. -Henry Norris Russell

We are immortal until our work on earth is done. -George Whitefield

It is the perennial youthfulness of mathematics itself which marks it off with a disconcerting immortality from the other sciences. -E. T. Bell

I don't think anything you've written is immortal as yet. -Terence Young

Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality. -Mortimer Adler

If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself: 'Dijkstra would not have liked this', well that would be enough immortality for me. -Edsger Dijkstra

To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. -Giorgio de Chirico

Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end. -Swami Sivananda

If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak: methinks this would constrain me to speak unto you forever. -George Whitefield

Rock and roll doesn't necessarily mean a band. It doesn't mean a singer, and it doesn't mean a lyric, really. It's that question of trying to be immortal. -Malcolm Mclaren

Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth. -Isaac Barrow

That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material. -Swami Vivekananda

People are always the start for me… animals, when I can get into their heads, gods, supernatural beings, immortals, the dead… these are all people to me. -Tanith Lee

Probably I chose immortality because mortality is a universal human obsession. -Joan D. Vinge

What does immortality mean to me? That we all want more time; and we want it to be quality time. -Joan D. Vinge

My Soul to Keep is the ultimate love story with a black man and a black woman. I call it the ultimate love story. It's about an immortal. We're shooting for this Fall and that's been a six year development right there. -Blair Underwood

If you want to be fully convinced of the abominations of slavery, go on a southern plantation, and call yourself a negro trader. Then there will be no concealment; and you will see and hear things that will seem to you impossible among human beings with immortal souls. -Harriet Ann Jacobs

I believe in God and immortality. -Alex Campbell

A part of me has become immortal, out of my control. -Brian Eno

I believe in the immortality of all creatures. -Egon Schiele

On the basis of biological, sociological, and historical knowledge, we should recognize that the individual self is subject to death or decay, but the sum total of individual achievement, for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger. -Hu Shih

But God, who is immortal, has no need of difference of sex, nor of succession. -Lactantius

Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they themselves do not require succession, since they are always about to exist? -Lactantius

No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart. -Alfred de Vigny

I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. I want to achieve immortality by not dying. -William De Morgan

Since we have had a history, men have pursued an ideal of immortality. -George Wald

The whole theme of Interview with the Vampire was Louis's quest for meaning in a godless world. He searched to find the oldest existing immortal simply to ask, What is the meaning of what we are? -Anne Rice

Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won't die. -Alex Chiu

If you are an antichrist, you won't believe in the bible prophecy from the beginning. Which means, you won't believe that physical immortality will become possible. -Alex Chiu

I show people how to build their own immortality device. -Alex Chiu

I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time. -Franz Boas

In television, everything is gone with the speed of light, literally. It is no field for anybody with intimations of immortality. -Charles Kuralt

I would like immortality. -Len Wein

Hubert, a speech doesn't have to be eternal to be immortal. -Muriel Humphrey

The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write. -Hannah Cowley

Religiously the Empire was pluralistic and marked by a search for a faith which would be satisfying intellectually and ethically and would give assurance of immortality. -Kenneth Scott Latourette

Each life makes its own immitation of immortality. -Stephen King

The only greatness for man is immortality. -James Dean

Reason is immortal, all else mortal. -Pythagoras

There is a lust in man no charm can tame: Of loudly publishing his neighbor's shame: On eagles wings immortal scandals fly, while virtuous actions are born and die. -William Harvey

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals. -David Ogilvy

What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality. -Daniel Webster

A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal. -Jean Giraudoux

Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal. -William Hazlitt

My undertaking is not difficult, essentially. I should only have to be immortal to carry it out. -Jorge Luis Borges

Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time. -Karl Marx

So long as you are ready to die for humanity, the life of your country is immortal. -Giuseppe Mazzini

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality. -Emily Dickinson

Man, as long as he lives, is immortal. One minute before his death he shall be immortal. But one minute later, God wins. -Elie Wiesel

We do not believe in immortality because we can prove it, but we try to prove it because we cannot help believing it. -Harriet Martineau

Seek not, my soul, the life of the immortals; but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach. -Pindar

What do I have to say to the universe? A soul ought to have something to say to the universe if it's going to be immortal. -Sheri S. Tepper

The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau. -James F. Byrnes

The best definition of an immortal is someone who hasn't died yet. -Tom Holt

In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality. -Clarence Darrow

The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice. -Clarence Darrow

Fate is never too generous even to its favorites. Rarely do the gods grant a mortal more than one immortal deed. -Stefan Zweig

To be immortal is commonplace; except for man, all creatures are immortal, for they are ignorant of death; what is divine, terrible, incomprehensible, is to know that one is immortal. -Jorge Luis Borges

A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent, life shall be longer, and shall pass into the immortal, as gently as we awake from dreams. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort. -Mason Cooley

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal. -E. M. Forster

If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

Even in the centuries which appear to us to be the most monstrous and foolish, the immortal appetite for beauty has always found satisfaction. -Charles Baudelaire

The immortality of the soul is a matter which is of so great consequence to us and which touches us so profoundly that we must have lost all feeling to be indifferent about it. -Blaise Pascal

Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy. -Giacomo Casanova

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality. -George Santayana

The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality. -Charles Baudelaire

As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good at all, even in his own generation. But as a personality, he is immortal. -Max Beerbohm

Man is free whenever he produces or manifests God, and through this he becomes immortal. -Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The printing press was at first mistaken for an engine of immortality by everybody except Shakespeare. -Marshall McLuhan

I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality. -James Joyce

I am not immortal. Faustus and I are the also-ran. -Anne Sexton

Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steep is the way to it. -Hesiod

If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once. -Fyodor Dostoevsky

Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds. -Anne Rice

Perhaps one reason for the falling-off of belief in a continuance of conscious existence is to be found in the quality of life that most of us lead. There is not much in it with which, in any kind of reason, one can associate the idea of immortality. -Albert J. Nock

Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment. -Albert J. Nock

I am a big fan of vampires. I've always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood. -Alex O'Loughlin

Thinking you're immortal is weirdly similar to being immortal. -Douglas Coupland

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. -Bruce Lee

The Boomers will eventually have to accept that it is not possible to stay forever young or to stop aging. But it is possible, by committing to show up for others in community after community, to earn a measure of immortality. -Eric Liu

Vampires are immortal, you can do whatever you want, and get away with it. And there's the seduction part of course, sex is a big part of the vampire thing. -Jonny Lee Miller

I think in some ways it's good to have at least one thing for which you could be really immortal, you know? -Christopher Lambert

The humanists' replacement for religion: work really hard and somehow you'll either save yourself or you'll be immortal. Of course, that's a total joke, and our progress is nothing. There may be progress in technology but there's no ethical progress whatsoever. -David Bowie

I wanted to see my name on the cover of a book. If your name is in the Library of Congress, you're immortal. -Tom Clancy

But I think it's more that when you're young, you're invincible, you're immortal – or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless, you're inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It's fixed. You can't change anything. I find that a bit disturbing, to be honest. -Damien Hirst

For the people who ostensibly wish me well or are worried about my immortal soul, I say I take it kindly. -Christopher Hitchens

We all know we have a finite period of time. I just feel if I'm going to be alive, I want to be challenged – to be as immortal as possible. The path to that isn't an easy way, but it's a rewarding way. -Frank Ocean

The future that I will not live to see is the one my children will live in. That's my immortality. And I shouldn't try to mortgage theirs for my benefit. -Justin Cronin

It's better to think of life as a proper journey with a beginning and an end. Maybe, I can settle for being immortalised on screen. -Douglas Booth

There's a feeling of immortality you have in youth. You just don't see the dangers around you, or, if you do, maybe you're even excited by them. -Michelle Forbes

I don't think immortality is necessarily the key to understanding the world. You have to be careful with what you think you're achieving. I'm all for science discovering amazing and fantastic things about our world, but I think the motivations behind it are slightly askew. -Reggie Watts

I eventually found that the soul is more than an immortal commodity to win and save. It is the repository of the inner divine, the truest part of us. -Sue Monk Kidd

I would hate to be immortal forever. -Alex Meraz

Everyone wants to be immortal. Few are. Margaret Thatcher is. Why? Because her values are timeless, eternal. Tap anyone on the shoulder anywhere in the world, and ask what Mrs Thatcher believed in, and they will tell you. They can give a clear answer to what she 'stood for.' -Maurice Saatchi

The early Bob Dylan was compulsively drawn to the conflict between stability and the search for immortality. -Jon Landau

To her audience, Janis Joplin has remained a symbol, artifact and reminder of late Sixties youth culture. Her popularity never derived from her musical ability, but from her capacity to link her fantasies of freedom and immortality with ours. -Jon Landau

What we have as artists is the immortalization opportunity that others don't have, because our work is lasting; it's there forever to view. -Omari Hardwick

People are fretful about lifestyle retailing because the idea that anyone's immortal soul and deepest longings can be quite so readily anticipated and consolidated with several hundred thousand other like-minded types is worrying. -Peter York

Once you have a certain amount of money, it ceases to be an issue. I'd rather put my cultural imprint on the fabric of life. After money, all you want is immortality. -Shane Smith

Vampires and teens have a lot in common. Teens have surging hormones, vampires have surging blood lust. Teenagers think they're immortal. -P. C. Cast

Continents may break up, continents may emerge, but the human race is immortal in its origin and in its growth, and there is nothing to be afraid of, even if the foundations of the earth be moved. -Annie Besant

Man is ever searching for the source whence he has come, searching for the life which is upwelling within him, immortal, nay, eternal and divine; and every religion is the answer from the Universal Spirit to the seeking spirits of men that came forth from Him. -Annie Besant

Death consists, indeed, in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing. The immortal part of man shakes off from itself, one after the other, its outer casings, and – as the snake from its skin, the butterfly from its chrysalis – emerges from one after another, passing into a higher state of consciousness. -Annie Besant

You write to become immortal, or because the piano happens to be open, or you've looked into a pair of beautiful eyes. -Robert Schumann

Being vegan is not the key to immortality. We're all going to get sick and die. But to know you're living without harming? That's the loveliest feeling. -Victoria Moran

If there were no immortality there would be no need for temples. There would be no need for eternal marriage if there were no eternity. -Gordon B. Hinckley

It is the artist's function not to copy but to synthesise: to eliminate from that gross confusion of actuality which is his raw material whatever is accidental, idle, irrelevant, and select for perpetuation that only which is appropriate and immortal. -William Ernest Henley

Men there have been who have done the essayist's part so well as to have earned an immortality in the doing; but we have had not many of them, and they make but a poor figure on our shelves. It is a pity that things should be thus with us, for a good essayist is the pleasantest companion imaginable. -William Ernest Henley

It's hard for me to get interested in stories that ignore death, which is what American marketing culture would like to do: pretend that death doesn't exist, that you can buy immortality; just buy these products, and you'll be forever young and happy. -Alan Ball

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. -Roosevelt Skerrit

In the U.S., the '50s and '60s marked the documentary's golden age, especially at CBS, where pioneering television journalist Edward R. Murrow, immortalised in George Clooney's 'Good Night, and Good Luck,' produced such landmark investigations as the CBS Reports programme 'Hunger in America.' -Naomi Wolf

There's something magical about film, it's the ultimate for me, because it's kind of permanent – inasmuch as anything is. When I went to see Buster Keaton when I was about 14 and I came out of the cinema having really laughed at this film which had been made 50 years before, I thought: That's immortality. It's fantastic. -Paul Merton

I have grown up watching Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan and the likes. These are actors who have changed with time. They have no shelf-life. They have immortalised themselves because they have evolved with time. -Arjun Rampal

I'm not a person who wants to die with my shoes on. I do not think I can be immortal. Maybe my deeds will be immortal. Not me. -Mithun Chakraborty

The Lord protects, guides, and watches over those who are His trusted friends in His work. His work and that of His Father and our Father is to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of the children of God. And Satan, the enemy of our happiness, opposes those who serve the Lord. -Henry B. Eyring

I suppose that every one of us hopes secretly for immortality; to leave, I mean, a name behind him which will live forever in this world, whatever he may be doing, himself, in the next. -A. A. Milne

The idea that Buddhism denies what is called in the West 'individual immortality' is a mistake, so far as the Buddhist scriptures are concerned. -Annie Besant

If my father could watch my son for a while, he might realize his own immortality. -Lincoln Steffens

When one teenager dying of cystic fibrosis asked me, 'Why am I different?' I answered, 'Tony, because it makes you beautiful.' He loved my answer because he knew full well how much he had done for the world and that he would be immortal through his love and the fund raising of those who knew him hoping to find a cure for cystic fibrosis. -Bernie Siegel

It's what all writers dream of, that our work finds a measure of immortality that long outlives the words of any critic. -Tess Gerritsen

Listen to the inner light; it will guide you. Listen to inner peace; it will feed you. Listen to inner love; it will transform you, it will divinise you, it will immortalise you. -Sri Chinmoy

I believe in the institution of marriage; Other than cinema, it's the only way to be immortalised! -Randeep Hooda

It's not lost on me that everyone dies, but some people have a kind of immortality about them, and you can't imagine that they will ever be gone. -Henry Rollins

For me, the key to longevity – and immortality, in a sense – has to do with transformation. -Marilyn Manson

I think there's a sort of agony with all intelligent and very creative designers that it's only fashion, that in the end it's only the decorative arts. I had a feeling towards the end that Saint Laurent and Berge were very keen to attain that immortality that a lot of designers long for. You know, those endless exhibitions. -Suzy Menkes

The relation of landlord and tenant is not an ideal one, but any relations in a social order will endure if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality. -George William Russell

Now is eternity; now is the immortal life. -Richard Jefferies

I think what's cool about Slayer is no matter how old their albums are, it's the one band to me that their sound is immortal. It never sounds corny to me. You can go back and listen to some Pantera and Metallica albums, and you're like, 'OK, great music.' But Slayer, you go back, and they always sound fresh and hard as hell. -Blake Anderson

What do I mean when I say 'suspended animation'? It is the process by which animals de-animate, appear dead and then can wake up again without being harmed. OK, so here is the sort of big idea: If you look out at nature, you find that as you tend to see suspended animation, you tend to see immortality. -Mark Roth

In the immortal germ line of human beings – that is, the eggs that sit in the ovaries – they actually sit there in a state of suspended animation for up to 50 years in the life of each woman. -Mark Roth

The first voyagers to the stars will be creatures whose life cycle is matched to the voyage: the aeons involved in traversing the galaxy are not daunting to immortal beings. By the end of the third millennium, travel to other stars could be technically feasible. But would there be sufficient motive? -Martin Rees

I can't dream about immortal fireflies, but I can fight for human freedom. -Marek Hlasko

Presidential aspirants reach for the highest office to satisfy some yearning for greatness or even immortality. -Robert Dallek

The cows in Stella Gibbons's immortal 'Cold Comfort Farm' are named Graceless, Aimless, Feckless and Pointless, and that more or less is the verdict on 'Ocean's Kingdom,' the wildly hyped and wildly uninteresting collaboration between Peter Martins and Paul McCartney. -Robert Gottlieb

We are all working for the immortality of the human consciousness. -Alejandro Jodorowsky

Every immortal except Jack Nicklaus has hit a wall and stopped making putts he had to make in order to win. Jack did it for 20 years. -Dan Jenkins

Being on stage was all about the palpable energy of a rapt audience hopefully buying into a life onstage. The immediate connection with the audience was the best part for me. The camera is not as fun, but your work is preserved forever. There's immortality to it. -David Walton

For my part, if the audience wanted to see Dracula again, I would be happy to reprise the role. It is an immortal character that can appear anywhere because it lies beyond time. Possibilities are endless. -Luke Evans

The prospect of being immortal doesn't excite me, but the prospect of being a materialistic idol for four years does appeal. -Marc Bolan

I keep waiting for someone to cast me as the angel or the witch or the immortal of some kind because so much of the reading I do for my own pleasure is fantasy, horror, or sci-fi. -Lorraine Toussaint

While the Bible teaches that immortality of the soul is conditional upon well-doing, it makes no distinction in respect of the spirit. -Max Heindel

If you look at the history of music, you have classical composers, church music, pop music, etc. Music that's existed for centuries. I think there are some songs that are close to immortal. They will last longer than we will in this lifetime. -Mike Love

So vast is the shadow cast by the MGM production of 'The Wizard of Oz,' so indelible are its characterizations, so perfect its music, and so assured is its cinematic immortality, that most people think of it as 'The Original.' In fact, it isn't. -Kage Baker

Physical immortality is seductive. The ancient Hindus sought it; the Greek physician Galen from the 2nd Century A.D. and the Arabic philosopher/physician Avicenna from the 11th Century A.D. believed in it. -S. Jay Olshansky

The field of ageing research is full of characters. We have hucksters claiming that cures for ageing can be bought and sold; prophetic seers, their hands extended for money, warning that immortality is nigh; and would-be Nobelists working methodically in laboratories in search of a pill to slow ageing. -S. Jay Olshansky

Theatre is done largely for the love of the craft. Television makes you famous. And films immortalize you. That's the relationship between the three. -Kabir Bedi

We are the only alive creatures that are mortals; the animals are immortal, which is why they live stupidly. We are the only creatures that know that we will die, but that is a gift. It's important because we know we have to take advantage and squeeze life and understand why we're here in the first place. -Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, 'Christ is risen,' but 'I shall rise.' -Phillips Brooks

You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know what they're talking about. I was planning for how I would deal with my death in good conscience well before I even hit puberty. -Nic Pizzolatto

As a seven-year-old, I remember when Etan Patz disappeared and was immortalized as the first missing-child face on a milk carton. -Chelsea Cain

As you study vampire legend throughout history, it goes back to almost every culture. South Africa, Indonesia, crazy places have that legend and that idea of immortality. -Catherine Hardwicke

I am not sure our brains and our psychologies are ready for immortality. -Craig Venter

Bride and groom are not just two contracting parties but two loving and beloved companions, joined in establishing a home that will be nothing less than a source of immortality. -Meir Soloveichik

Traditional Judaism has always embraced the doctrine of the immortality of the soul and the ultimate resurrection of the dead. -Meir Soloveichik

Ours is decidedly not an age of Abrahams, Jacobs, or of youthful Elazars proud to be regarded as men of seventy. On the contrary, it is one in which the external signs of aging are avoided at all costs, youth is worshipped, and immortality is sought not in children but in Botox. -Meir Soloveichik

From things that have happened and from things as they exist and from all things that you know and all those you cannot know, you make something through your invention that is not a representation but a whole new thing truer than anything true and alive, and you make it alive, and if you make it well enough, you give it immortality. -Ernest Hemingway

When you go to war as a boy, you have a great illusion of immortality. Other people get killed, not you… Then, when you are badly wounded the first time, you lose that illusion, and you know it can happen to you. -Ernest Hemingway

Oh, hour of forgiven sin, moment of perfect pardon, our soul shall never forget you while, within you, life and being find immortality! -Charles Spurgeon

The doctrine of immortality rests upon human affection. We love; therefore, we wish to live. -Robert Green Ingersoll

The right of liberty is God-given and immortal. It cannot be regulated. Or controlled. It cannot be banned. And it must not be restricted. -Marsha Blackburn

In the story of Thetis and Achilles, it's clear this isn't really a safe environment. She's gone down to the River Styx – the dead are being ferried across in the background. There's something in this mythology that says that if you want invulnerability, if you want immortality, you pay a price. -Eula Biss

'Pretty Deadly' is the story of these immortal and mortal characters, and the mortals' story follows Sarah's family, a black family, through the ages. I never made the choice of, 'Oh, this is gonna be the story of an African American family!' -Kelly Sue DeConnick

The reality is the technology exists now to extend life and have people live healthier, happier lives. Not to be kind of immortal – that's not what I'm talking about. -Bill Maris

We cannot sit still and see the dear Burmans, flesh and blood like ourselves and, like ourselves, possessed of immortal souls that will shine forever in heaven or burn forever in hell – we cannot see them go down to perdition without doing our very utmost to save them. And thanks be to God, our labors are not in vain. -Adoniram Judson

That mighty Being, who heaped up these craggy rocks, and reared these stupendous mountains, and poured out these streams in all directions, and scattered immortal beings throughout these deserts – He is present, by the influence of his Holy Spirit, and accompanies the sound of the gospel with converting, sanctifying power. -Adoniram Judson

Easy, simple and great laws, which await nothing but a sign from the lawgiver to spread prosperity and vigour throughout the nation, laws which would earn him immortal hymns of gratitude down the generations, are those which are least considered or least wanted. -Cesare Beccaria

Happy for America, happy for Europe, perhaps for the world when, on the delivery of Cornwallis's sword to the illustrious, the immortal Washington, or rather by his order, to the brave Lincoln, the sun of Liberty and Independence burst through a sable cloud, and his benign influence was, almost instantaneously, felt in our remotest corners! -Deborah Sampson

The lovely daisy, so justly celebrated by European poets, is not a native of our soil; we know it well, however, by cultivation in our gardens and green houses; besides, we are disposed to remember it for the sake of those who have sung its praises in immortal verse. -Dorothea Dix

God our Heavenly Father knows us by name. Jesus Christ lives; He is the Messiah. He loves us. The Atonement of Jesus Christ is real; it brings immortality to all and opens the door to eternal life. -Dieter F. Uchtdorf

In Haiti, as I understand it, storytelling and history itself are not a business of necessarily elucidating facts or the truth of an incident, but finding the version that is most entertaining and therefore will get retold and live in immortality. -John Edgar Wideman

The 1988 biopic of bebop immortal Charlie Parker, 'Bird,' was the film that opened my eyes to Clint Eastwood's potential as a filmmaker. -Steve Erickson

Man was made to be immortal; else, he could not survive being the fool he is. -Douglas Southall Freeman

It is easy to remove the mind from harping on the lost illusion of immortality. The disciplined intellect fears nothing and craves no sugar-plum at the day's end, but is content to accept life and serve society as best it may. -H. P. Lovecraft

Personally, I would not care for immortality in the least. There is nothing better than oblivion, since in oblivion there is no wish unfulfilled. We had it before we were born yet did not complain. Shall we whine because we know it will return? It is Elysium enough for me, at any rate. -H. P. Lovecraft

Near the gates and within two cities there will be scourges the like of which was never seen: famine within plague, people put out by steel, crying to the great immortal God for relief. -Nostradamus

Because I believe in God and have faith in God, it doesn't mean I am immortal. It doesn't mean I am immune, as has been claimed. I am as scared as anyone of getting hurt, especially driving a Formula One car. -Ayrton Senna

The singers who are the most honest are the ones who become immortalized. -Tony Bennett

When you're writing about superpowers, you're writing about power. When you're writing about immortals, you're writing about mortality. -Margaret Stohl

I expect my immortality will last about six seconds after my funeral. -Donald Hall

Generally speaking, men are held in great esteem in all parts of the world, so why shouldn't women have their share? Soldiers and war heroes are honored and commemorated, explorers are granted immortal fame, martyrs are revered, but how many people look upon women too as soldiers? -Anne Frank

When all is said and done, what constitutes the impregnable superiority of Christianity over all other types of Faith is that it is ever more consciously identified with a Christogenesis: in other words, with an awareness of the rise of a certain universal Presence which is at once immortalizing and unifying. -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I walk in, and people go, 'Oh, look who it is! It's the devil! Speak of the devil!' It's fun. I'm having a lot of fun. I'm not going to lie. It's a little bit like being able to say anything you want to and getting away with it. 'Rush' was fun because he thought he was immortal, but this is more fun because Lucifer is immortal. -Tom Ellis

As a young man on the streets of Derry, I saw Ian Paisley as an immortal opponent of everything to do with equality, justice, fairness, and respect for Irishness. -Martin McGuinness

To be immortalized in a ride is a very cooI thing. -Dwayne Johnson

I don't think it is about stalling or curing: it's about reversing. Curing gives you the impression of immortality. Stalling gives you the impression that you'll be 85 forever, which is not great. -George M. Church

Immortality is the negation of death. We do not usually speak about 'innatality' – about having not yet been born – yet this is something we would have to regard as the other aspect of the human soul. We are just as unborn as we are immortal. -Rudolf Steiner

It was the wont of the immortal gods sometimes to grant prosperity and long impunity to men whose crimes they were minded to punish in order that a complete reverse of fortune might make them suffer more bitterly. -Julius Caesar

In Hollywood, you can live alongside very famous but still incredibly boring people. I've never wanted to be immortal. Even if nobody remembers me after my death, it's still okay with me. -Olivier Martinez

I thought that the 40s was a tough decade, because it's when you finally figure out that you're not immortal, when you really start seeing that certain options are closed to you forever: You're not going to be a brain surgeon; you're not going to be a ballerina. -Judith Viorst

We all have to die some day. Not very many immortals have shown up in this world. -Munshi Premchand

It was the special purpose of Christ's appearance upon earth to bring immortality to light. -John Quincy Adams

I was very blessed it was Steven Spielberg who made the movie. He was very much into the redemption side of the story. They asked him in an interview why he had owned the rights to this story for 20 years before he made the movie, and he said, 'I wanted to see what the real Frank Abagnale did with his life before I immortalised him on film.' -Frank Abagnale

I'm looking forward to having one of those moments that will be immortal. -Jeff Hardy

I want to inspire people to change the world. That's something that I feel that I'm meant to do here… really going to change the world. I asked God to make me immortal so I can do it. -Bryson Tiller

If you're the leader, you have to communicate the message of immortality to your people. Because I believe if a leader hides behind a rock, then the people will hide behind a mountain. -Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There's something about death. It's like trying to understand our own mortality and immortality. That's why society is so into things like vampires, because they don't die. Well, why don't they die? -Sheryl Lee

The Resurrection miracle is nothing to you and me if it is only an event of eighteen centuries bygone. Unless we can live the immortal life – unless we can receive God to his own home in these hearts of ours – the texts are nothing to us unless these daily lives illustrate them. -Edward Everett Hale

O thou great, unknown Power! Thou Almighty God, who hast lighted up reason in my breast and blessed me with immortality! I have frequently wandered from that order and regularity necessary for the perfection of thy works, yet thou hast never left me nor forsaken me. -Robert Burns

Steve Jobs now rests with the sublime satisfaction of symbolic immortality. -Steve Jurvetson

Aging followed by death is the price we pay for the immortality of our genes. You find this information soul-killing; I find it thrilling, liberating. -David Shields

If you believe in what you do, you are immortal. The day that you don't believe it, the day you're taking other people's opinion, you better go to Tijuana. -Charo

Even when you're 22 and you feel immortal, you know in your heart you're not. -Ron Howard

The predicate of modern medicine is, 'We invalidate your humanity, but we give you immortality, so you have to shut up and listen to us.' -David Milch

There is a wide, yawning black infinity. In every direction, the extension is endless; the sensation of depth is overwhelming. And the darkness is immortal. Where light exists, it is pure, blazing, fierce; but light exists almost nowhere, and the blackness itself is also pure and blazing and fierce. -Carl Sagan

I always like to look at things and think, 'Would I be proud to bring my grandma and grandpa to come see me in this?' And if I wouldn't want them to see it, then it's not something that I should immortalize myself on film in. -Rachel Skarsten

Each of us, every day, through the jobs we do, are offered a shot at greatness, an opportunity to reach immortality. -Robin S. Sharma

With modern medicine prolonging life no matter what condition you're in, it seems like we're working towards immortality by science. -Bill Pullman

By the way he carried himself, you really thought that Bon Scott was immortal. -Angus Young

All spiritual things must have in them a childlike quality. The belief in immortality rests not very much on the hope of going on. Few of us want to do that, but we would like very much to begin again. -Heywood Broun

You're immortal, aren't you, until you get a little peek over the precipice. The thought of death…You're not supposed to start pondering it until you're old. And there's nothing like being told you've got a life-threatening disease to concentrate your mind on that. -Timothy Spall

I've gotten to work with people like Kristin Chenoweth and Chita Rivera… Seeing their process is so interesting. Seeing that these people aren't immortal – that they go through the same motions as we do and ask for feedback and break down scenes… They have to work, too, and that's really exciting to see. -Andrew Keenan-Bolger

Our longing for immortality is good! It was put there on purpose. We were meant – from the moment of our creation – to live forever. -Eric Metaxas

I just always lived in stories in my head. I believed I was a Martian princess until I was 10. I believed I was never going to die, and I'd been adopted and put on Earth because there was a war… and still sometimes, as I get older, I hope for my immortal life on Mars. -Sarah Pinborough

There have been many great newspapermen, but to my mind, only two have achieved immortality: Pulitzer for his endowment and William Randolph Hearst for his castle. -Nell Scovell

Heavy metal is immortal, but we're not. -Rob Halford

Some people say that 'Drag Race' is about glory and immortalizing yourself in the Hall of Fame. For me, it's about shaking RuPaul down for her money. -Trixie Mattel

Henrietta Lacks' cells are immortal. They are known as the HeLa cell line, and they have become deeply involved in all sorts of medical and genetic research – sometimes in the most unexpected ways. -Adam Curtis

The first time you go out and perform at WrestleMania, it's a very challenging thing. It's the showcase of immortals, and you don't know what to expect, and every WrestleMania is different. -Bray Wyatt

Monarchs, aristocrats, and other powerful and wealthy individuals have usually been happy to have themselves and their possessions and families immortalised in oil paintings and sculpture. But before the 20th century, such dynasts rarely commissioned artworks that set out to represent society as a whole. -Linda Colley

Every man's heart one day beats its final beat. His lungs breathe a final breath. And if what that man did in his life makes the blood pulse through the body of others, and makes them bleed deeper and something larger than life, then his essence, his spirit, will be immortalized. -The Ultimate Warrior

When you're caught up in your career, you're not thinking about becoming a legend one day or how, 25 years from now, you'll be immortalized in something or that you might be going into the Hall of Fame. -The Ultimate Warrior

In your twenties, you think you are immortal. In your thirties, you hope you are immortal. -Lemmy

I felt I was immortal. I was invincible. I've made so many plays where guys go down, and I walked up clean from it. I did feel that nothing bad could ever happen to me on the court. -Paul George

Everybody loves superheroes, and so to be associated with a superhero forever is just kind of like, that's where the goalposts are. That's kind of, 'Bam, you're immortalized!' -Nicole Maines

I want to be the guy that turns around the Cleveland Browns. The guy that does that is going to be immortalized in Cleveland forever. -Josh Allen

I have a longing for violin or organ. Is it too simple to say those sustaining sounds symbolise immortality? -Ryuichi Sakamoto

It's always cool when you get immortalized on records. I am just happy that I have gotten to the level where rappers who can actually rap say my name in records, regardless if it's a diss or not. -Charlamagne tha God

I'm not a luddite. Science, computers, medicine, they're all great. But nature is context. That which we can't control. Its constant mortality and immortality is an answer to the terror of finite existence. It reassures the soul. -Victoria Coren Mitchell

We've always used that as a goal – the record that literally every single track on it could be a hit. A record that breaks doors down, that opens up new opportunities to us, that helps you achieve true immortality as an artist. -David Draiman

I'm not immortal. I'm not unbeatable. -Naseem Hamed

'The Last Witch Hunter' follows an immortal witch hunter played by Vin Diesel, and his job is to stop a plague from spreading and destroying the human race. -Inbar Lavi

No one is immortal. Don't worry too much about your life. Just sing your song… and go. -Pooja Bhatt

It is an honor to join the ranks of sports icons such as Muhammad Ali and Tiger Woods by being immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. -Gilbert Arenas

Facebook captures examples of inequality and makes them available for endless replay. Twitter links the voiceless to newsmakers. Instagram immortalizes the faces and consequences of discrimination. Isolated cruelties are yoked into a powerful narrative of marginalization that spurs a common cause. -Stacey Abrams

When you're young, you're immortal, or so you think, and you never think there will be problems ahead. -Ian Gillan

Indiraji should have been here today, speaking to you in her gentle, impassioned voice. One with Bharatmata's immortal spirit, she now shines as a lodestar not only for us but for all humanity. -Rajiv Gandhi

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